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Al Jazeera America
Oct 29, 2013 5:00pm EDT
americans who have to pay for their own health insurance now have to switch to fl comply with the law. we'll give the affordable healthcare act a checkup, who will have to change their plans and why, and how will it affect young healthy americans. the success depends on the young signing up in large numbers. >> on capitol hill today marilyn tavenar, the administrator for cms answered tough questions about the affordabl affordable . >> i want to assure you that it can and will be fixed, and we're working around the clock to deliver the shopping experience that you deserve. >> reporter: but new to the hearing, individuals receiving cancellation letters from their insurance providers. >> i would take them back to the free affordable care act days if you were in the market, half the individuals in the market did not stay on their policies, they were kicked off for pre-existing conditions. they saw their premiums go up 20% a year. now, in fact, the issuer has decided to change the plan didn't have to. plans were grandfathered in in 2010. if they didn't make significant changes in cost sharings
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 3:30am EDT
. with the new law germany widens the debate. >> more on the website at hello, i'm libby casey. the capitol has been buzzing with high profile congressional hearings on nsa surveillance and the problems with the dare's rollout. in the halls of congress there's a heavy weight lobbying campaign under way to push comprehensive immigration reform. it's week applied by the chamber of commerce is forward.u.s. among others. it's a group founded by facebook's mark zuker berg. >> house democrats introduced their reform. we'll talk with congressman jeff denham, the first republican to join with democrats as a bill respond sore. >> president obama spoke to a room full of advocates at the white house on thursday in hopes of bringing the senate's im grayings bill back into the -- immigration bill back into the spot light. >> it doesn't make sense to have 11 million people in this country illegally an incentive to come out of the shadows, get right with the law, meet their responsibilities and permit ahead. >> the border security you economic opportunity and immigration modernisation act pas
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 5:00pm EDT
with the law, meet their responsibilities and permit ahead. >> the border security you economic opportunity and immigration modernisation act passed in the senate in june 27th. it's in the hands of the house. it features border security, doubling border patrol with a boost in funding and mandatory use of force training. a pathway to citizenship, establishing a 13-year pathway to citizen ship and includes security benchmark before they can get a green card. it increases high tech and low-skilled worker visas, requiring a workplace verification system. and law enforcement. detailing protection for workers and refugees, and what happens if an immigrant breaks the law. a poll conducted by a university a month after the bill found that 64% of americans supported the reforms. and 31% did not. on the heels of a government shutdown health care exchange errors and a string of revelations on nsa wire tapping of foreign allies - the push for a vote has been tossed on to washington's backburner. but special interest groups are rallying to reverse that, and national alliance of more than 600 business an
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
changes the law we'll humanely safeguard those held in our charge there. although half of the detainees have been released, many have not transported because of a moratorium. other detainees are in legal limbo. they cannot be tried because they've been tortured in past. and some cannot be released because they are deem do dangerous. 164 prisoners are held there now. it has cost $5.2 billion to keep guantanamo open since 2002. in a few minutes we'll talk more about the new reports ethics abandoned with two of the task force members but first we're joined by al jazeera's ross lind jordan who covers guantanamo and all the ethical issues surrounding guantanamo. where is this report significant. >> there have been a lot of criticisms aimed at the pentagon about the way the men have been treated since the hunger strikes which for all intents and purposes is effectively over. it comes down to this. they have free will and their right to explain their political opposition to their detention. and it's being under cut by defense department policy. what this new report does is spell out what the d
Al Jazeera America
Oct 30, 2013 5:00pm EDT
members of the intelligence community, our military, our law enforcement, that have stood up and said this is our job. and we do it with our partners and our allies. and it has been a great partnership. >> while members on both political sides of the house intelligence committee express doubt and outrage some thought to defend the spying. >> do you believe that the allies have conducted or at any time conducted espionage activity against the united states of america. >> absolutely. >> meanwhile, other intelligence gathering reforms are in the works. democratic senator dianne feinstein and long time defender of america's surveillance operation has called for a total review of all intelligence programs. she said, quote, unless the united states is engaged in hostility against a country or there is an emergency need for this type of surveillance, i do not believe that the united states should be collecting phone calls and e-mails of friendly presidents and prime ministers. for his part president obama stressed a need to find a balance between what is technically possible and what is righ
Al Jazeera America
Oct 28, 2013 11:30am EDT
different set of laws. they're governed by the president through the governor, a neighboring province, and so they are excluded. in fact, in pakistan the area is referred to as the alien territory , or the foreign territory. so there is a disconnect between the area and pakistan proper, yet it is part of pakistan. i would like to go back to something that david said about it being a battle zone. i if that's the case, thi this is creating a legal issue similar to vietnam and cambodia, which was not part of the war zone, should u.s. forces be used when there should be some policing done. the problem will continue when the pakistanis are not capable nor have they shown the desire to police the area. >> faiza patel, jump int into te legality of this. >> thank you for bringing that up. i also agree with you. it's not clear to me that the area counts as a war zone. and when go into yemen it's hard to argue that we're talking about a battlefield scenario there. i think there is a disconnect between the u.s. position that it is at war with al-qaeda and it's associated forces everywhere and th
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 11:30am EDT
competence. he has the law passed. now he needs to implement it in a way that gains people's confidence, and he needs head winds because people don't like the mandate. >> there is the day-to-day, the big picture. >> i think he has to show himself leading on these things. the i would not be doing campaign-style speeches around the countries. i would be having meeting with the top people who are sitting there getting down to work. a lot of op-eds are continuously incorrect, and really poor when it comes to this president because every time he's criticized he goes out to the people rather than digging in to washington. >> simon, things happen. natural disasters happen. geopolitics sometimes take front and center, but what about self- self-inflicted wounds. >> i think we've seen a few. in washington right now that's the most important observation, the thing people are talking about the most. it's not just that obamacare was a self-inflicted wound but what happened in syria. the way the president managed the syrian fiasco before the government shutdown has raised real questions about whether
Al Jazeera America
Oct 29, 2013 11:30am EDT
your ground law in florida. >>> congress wants answers about the troubled rollout of the
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